Steam’s downloads web page simply bought much more informative


Valve has simply launched a huge replace for Steam that gives a lot of small however important tweaks to the digital video games retailer. Many of those adjustments have been obtainable in beta for months, however now they’re hitting the software program’s secure launch channel. The replace overhauls the downloads web page and introduces a a lot improved part for managing your storage, amongst a number of different tweaks and fixes.

The downloads web page has seen the majority of the enhancements. For starters, in addition to exhibiting obtain progress, the web page additionally now reveals set up progress. It ought to minimize down on these irritating moments when a recreation seems to be totally downloaded however isn’t playable as a result of it’s not but totally put in. The precedence of downloads within the queue can now be simply reordered by dragging and dropping them, and the interface typically appears rather a lot cleaner general. The “View Information” button has been renamed “Patch Notes,” to make it simpler to seek out what’s modified in a currently-downloading replace, as long as builders have supplied that data.

The brand new storage administration interface.
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Steam’s storage administration part has additionally been improved to make it simpler to see your obtainable storage and transfer video games between drives. You may get to it by going to Settings, Downloads, after which clicking “Steam Library Folders.”

These are the principle enhancements, however there are a number of different tweaks and fixes included within the replace, which ought to be obtainable to all customers now. Steam ought to replace itself robotically, however you may also click on on “Steam” within the software program’s menu bar, after which choosing “Test for Steam Consumer Updates…” to manually examine. You possibly can try a full record of adjustments on Steam’s web site.